List of QuickBooks Payroll Update Errors with Fixing

QuickBooks is connected to several components and its functioning gets adversely affected whenever any of the connected components has any issues. Have you ever come across the errors such as the Error PS032, Error PS077, and Error PS034 etc?

These errors usually occur while downloading the payroll updates. These errors are accompanied with the message ‘QuickBooks is having trouble installing payroll tax table update’.

The message may not be exactly like this all the time, but similar to it. However, there is no reason why a QuickBooks user should be worried. These errors can be easily fixed.

Why do the QuickBooks Payroll Update Errors occur?

No any particular reason can be pinpointed for the above errors related to the QuickBooks payroll update.

These errors indicated one of the following conditions:

  • A tax table file is damaged or is invalid in the Components/Payroll folder.
  • It is possible that the QuickBooks software is not registered
  • The information related to billing is incorrect or outdated.
  • The QuickBooks company file is corrupted or damaged.

Ways of Fixing QuickBooks Payroll Update Errors

There are several steps to resolve this type of error. It is not necessary of complete all the steps to fix the issue.

Fix 1

First of all, you need to remove the Service key. For this, you need to go to Employees – My Payroll Service – Manage Service Key and then open the QuickBooks Services Keys window. Once the subscription is removed, close and then re-launch QuickBooks and add the Service key back to QuickBooks. In case of more than 1 payroll subscription, you required to contact Intuit for selection. You can then run the payroll update again, this will resolve the issue.

Fix 2

You can Repair QuickBooks and then Download Entire Payroll Update.
The issues may occur with QuickBooks like any other software, but there is no need to panic. The troubleshooting methods are available for every issue occurring with QuickBooks. Moreover, the QuickBooks support professionals are available round the clock and they can be contacted for technical support as and when needed.

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You get the information about the payroll errors and also get to know some errors with their solutions. You have to follow the solution properly. If you have any further queries or issues then don’t hesitate to ask from SMB QuickBooks customer helpdesk team. The team is here to help you whenever required and is available 365 days a year. Call on Toll Free Number ?


  1. What are payroll errors?

    There are various payroll errors in the QuickBooks Desktop. These errors occur to those who are using the QuickBooks payroll but not to others who are not using the payroll. The payroll errors stop you from using the payroll services.

  2. What kinds of errors do you get in QuickBooks payroll?

    The error can be of any type like the update, upgrade, installation, reconciliation, tax table, payment, employee-related, damage file, missing file or folder, missing service key, download, and many other types of errors.

  3. Is there any kind of series for payroll update errors?

    Yes, these series error codes started from the PS or 15xxx. So you have to fix it according to the error you get. Before that, you must identify the reason behind it and then go to the solution to resolve it.

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